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Resource Shortages

Every day I am bombarded with news that there is some resource shortage: lack of clean water, food, living space, clean air, fish… This is the wrong way to look at things. We live on a finite planet. We are like college kids trying to cram 17 students into a VW beetle. There is nothing wrong with the car. The problem is too many people. Until we learn to live off the planet, the only practical strategy to live within out planet’s limits is to stop breeding like rabbits.

~ Roedy (1948-02-04 age:69)
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

End Of Fishing by 2048

At this point, 29 percent of fish and seafood species have collapsed — that is, their catch has declined by 90 percent. It is a very clear trend and it is accelerating. If the long-term trend continues, all fish and seafood species are projected to collapse within my lifetime — by 2048.

~ Dr. Boris Worm of Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia,

Giant jelly fish have already replaced the Japanese fishery.


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